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Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
's noelle walker joins us live to break it down. >> reporter: this is the port of oakland's internal audit. ktvu channel 2 news has been asking for this because it details spending abuses. >> reporter: today ktvu received a audit that details officials misusing funds. some may have broken state and federal laws. we spoke with the director. >> we have talked to the federal agencies because of our concern and we look forward to addressing those issues. >> the audit says some of the credit card holders skirted limits. spending more than $67,000 in gifts. $50,000 in expenses may expose the port to tax liabilities and more than $19,400,000 in questionable port expenses that included a concert and more internal controls are needed. spending limits are too high and some are letting other staff use their visas. management's response? they don't have enough resources for review of expense reports. >> it is something we take seriously and are not going to close our eyes tour. we will make sure mistakes are not repeated. >> the retirement of the director was announced today. ktvu learned they have
Dec 10, 2012 11:30pm PST
money. ktvu's noelle walker tell us, the port finally released a report that we have been asking for for months. >> reporter: the board sat on a special session, at the end of the session they released this. two internal reports revealing funds. >> we don't typically release audit reports. >> reporter: the port's acting director tell us it's the transfer of the port to a more transparent organization. more than $67,000 in extravagant gifts might violate state and federal laws. that some unsubstanciated expenses were found. >> we're going to look at it. make sure mistakes of the past are not repeated. >> reporter: the internal investigation reveals misuse of company credit cards. one in houston rein a second one in minneapolis. the report does not investigate cafe juliet. >> they looked at the role of port employees and whether port employees conducted anything that violated port policies. and they determined that that did not take place. >>> a port spokesman told me today the two men who racked up those bills have paid back $2,000. one of them men, quan said he's retiring, he'll
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
they are trying to heal. in the newsroom, noelle walker, ktvu news. >>> times like these people want to share their thoughts and condolences you can do just that by going to our facebook page on the ktvu page you can leave condolences for the victims and postyour own thoughts on our wall. >>> happening now, police in milpitas are at the scene of a gun threat. a customer saw a threat written on a bathroom wall. that prompted police to evacuate a portion of the mall. police tell us they expect to be there into the night to figure out if this is a hoax or a legitimate threat. >>> light sprinkles out there right now but it's not just been a great deal. you noticed them. that's kind of where we are all weekend. there's this system it kind of hung offshore and into the coast. it's going to go down the same trajectory. the dynamics are going to stay out of the area. and more of the same for tomorrow just some light sprinkles. if you have outdoor plans things you need to do there will be sprinkles. keep an umbrella with you, a jacket because it's going to be cool. i don't think it's a deal breaker.
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
's noelle walker is live at sfo. where do things stand right now? >> reporter: it's not that snowstorm in the midwest but the rainstorm here on the west coast. it's still pretty wet out here right now. delays are likely to continue as long as the rain continues. today at san francisco international airport a holiday homecoming was better than a visit from santa. arm whyy pfc is home for christmas. >> his hair is longer than last time i saw him. that's good. he looks good. >> reporter: austin's flight was delayed more than an hour. his family and friends didn't mind waiting. you didn't know they were going to be here? >> no. it's nice to be home. >> reporter: the soothing sounds are meant to calm the chaos of holiday travel. the average delay at sfo is an hour to an hour and a half. it's the wind that's really slowing things down. >> we're taking off and landing about 180 degrees different than how we normally do it. that does add to the delays. >> reporter: to that 90 cancellations today. and it's the perfect storm. 130,000 people will pass through this airport today. s that's a lot of
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
after the city plans a new plan. noelle walker has what one person says about the new plan. >> reporter: some here in oakland are wondering what one man can do here. three overnight homicides on the streets of east oakland, one of the city's toughest areas it happened in the span of just three hours. crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence this afternoon across the street from abdellaoui. >> we hear things happening in oakland but usually on international avenue or other places. >> reporter: it's not the only city to hire this man to help fight crime. brad bradley is the former police chief that brought down crime in new york and los angeles. >> you can't say that's a bad choice. let's hope he's a good fit. >> reporter: burress is a long time outspoken critic of the oakland police department. >> surprising that the city has retained bill bratton at this stage in light of the fact that we're in the process of seeking to obtain a compliance director that would have substantial responsibilities. >> reporter: credentials aside, burress doesn't think one person will cut crime i
Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm PST
to beef up its crime-fighting force. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new information tonight in an apparent home-invasion robbery in the upscale south bay community of monte sereno that left a wealthy venture captive dead. police believe several people were inside the home of raveesh kumra's home. police did provide this sketch of a possible assailant described as a while the or hispanic, 23 or 24 years old, 6' tall, thing with black hair and dark eyes. >>> raveesh kumra owned a consultant company and headquarters are lloyds a monte sereno home. the 66-year-old also once owned the well-known saratoga mountain winery in the 1990. >>> investigators say the teen boy was found shot every times in this neighborhood on pacific avenue near lincoln just after 11:last night. police say victim appeared to be 17 years old of his name has not been released. authorities say this killing may be gang-related. it is the cities a 43rd home this year, and that matches a 20-year high that was set in 1997. >>> police launch an investigation after a man's body was found at a muni station at the
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
at 6:00 p.m., why receipts we found at a karaoke bar are not part of this report. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the ma
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
of these guns off the street, they hope to make this program statewide. in oakland, noelle walker, ktvu channel 2news. >> and be sure to stay with ktvu for continuing coverage. we'll bring you the latest developments as they emerge in connecticut, both on air and online. >>> police in birmingham, alabama fatally shot a gunman who they say opened fire inside a hospital today. authorities say the man began shooting people as they came off an elevator at st. vincent's hospital. a police officer and two employees were wounded. all of them are expected to be okay. police say they are studying surveillance video to help them with the investigation. >>> military officials say a marine based at camp pendleton was killed in a vehicle crash in afghanistan. 28-year-old sergeant michael gill roy of louisiana died yesterday, shortly after the accident. this obviously is not the right video. he was assigned to a special operations battalion and was conducting combat operations in the helmand province. that accident is under investigation. >>> bay area volunteers paid their respects to veterans today by takin
Nov 30, 2012 11:30pm PST
that will come in handy after the fourth. noelle walker, ktvu news. >>> those who attended the game it was a muddy situation in the parking lot. according to stanford's parking division, several of the lots flooded leaving a handful of cars stuck in the mud. after the game guests called tow trucks to help get their cars out the rest of the drivers who were blocked in were allowed to exit a different rout. >>> coming up later in sports we'll have highlights from tonight's close games including player reaction. >>> a bomb scare late tonight led to the evacuation of a strip mall in oakland. a security guard reported a suspicious package at the mall on eighth street and market around 3:30 this afternoon. there are restaurants and shops at the mall and police ordered everyone out and called the alameda bomb squad. shortly after the bomb squad arrived they determined the package was in fact, not dangerous. and the all clear was given around 6:30 this evening. >>> the fire crew made a gruesome discovery while responding to a fire. once the fire was out, firefighters found a body among the
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
francisco. that's where noelle walker has found people dealing with this weather. >> reporter: there are a few things going on here. i'm going to step out of the way. behind me there is a strike going on for the concession workers here at sfo. when traveling during the holidays it's best to be prepared for anything. 4-year-old duncan packed the essentials. >> these are cars. airplane. >> reporter: that little plane is going places faster than the family is. did you know you were going to have delays? >> no. but that's okay. it's only an hour. >> reporter: the average delay at sfo is an hour to an hour and a half. it's not just the rain and low clouds. it's the wind that's really slowing things down. >> we're taking off and landing about 180 degrees different than how we normally do it. >> reporter: add to that 90 cancellations today and it's the perfect storm. jennifer got caught up into n it. a canceled flight out of the here today. so you're basically living that the airport? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: how do you like our airport? >> i'm sorry, i can't say i like it very muc
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
is a very surprising decision. noelle walker. >>> new york city is on track for a record low number of homicides this year. and that's barring a flurry of homicides in the final few days of 2012. according to the nypd as of today there were 414 homicides this year. the previous record low was 471 back in 2009. compare that to 1990 when there were more than 2,200 homicides. more than half of new york's killers this year used guns. >>> chicago may have hit a grid milestone last night. a homicide on the city's west side may have been its 500th this year. police say the official tally is 499 because of a killing earlier this month. that's been classified as inconclusive. chicago's homicide rate is up 17% this year, there haven't been these many killings in chicago since 2008 when there were 512 homicides. >>> one man is under arrest accused of leading chp on a pursuit that ended with the death of an innocent victim. the bmw broadsided a lincoln last night not far from the oakland zoo. a female passenger in the lincoln was killed. three other people in the car were seriously injured. thi
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